Meaning of haemorrhagic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌhɛməˈradʒɪk/


  • Accompanied by or produced by haemorrhage.

    ‘a viral haemorrhagic fever’
    • ‘haemorrhagic colitis’
    • ‘Women are also at a higher risk for hemorrhagic stroke after thrombolytic therapy than men.’
    • ‘In the case of an outbreak of a viral hemorrhagic fever, infected people should be quarantined.’
    • ‘Yellow fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever syndrome spread by mosquitoes in parts of South America and Africa; it has urban and rural forms.’
    • ‘The Black Death was not an epidemic of bubonic plague but a viral haemorrhagic fever with a long incubation period that allowed it to travel far despite the limitations of travel in the Middle Ages.’
    • ‘Lassa fever, a viral haemorrhagic fever transmitted by rats, is endemic in west Africa and may kill tens of thousands of people each year’
    • ‘Currently, there is no vaccine for the Marburg virus, a form hemorrhagic fever like Ebola.’
    • ‘Second generation vaccines against anthrax, smallpox, and plague are being developed, and vaccines against other agents of bioterrorism such as the haemorrhagic fever viruses and others are also in development.’
    • ‘We identified nine cohort studies of serum cholesterol concentration and stroke that distinguished thromboembolic and haemorrhagic strokes using computed tomography or postmortem findings.’
    • ‘Ebola haemorrhagic fever is one of the most virulent viral diseases, causing death in 50-90% of all clinically ill people.’
    • ‘However, the vascular wall was intact without any aneurysmal dilation or communication with the hemorrhagic cystic lesion.’
    • ‘He underwent colonoscopy, which revealed a fungating and hemorrhagic rectosigmoid mass lesion.’
    • ‘This review summarizes the importance of critical subjects like pathogenesis of dengue haemorrhagic fever and inadequacy of animal model that have adversely affected dengue vaccine development.’
    • ‘In 1995, these researchers used newly incorporated techniques to rule out dengue virus as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in northern Nicaragua.’
    • ‘Outbreaks of cholera, malaria, typhoid, leishmaniasis, meningitis, and haemorrhagic fever also recorded.’
    • ‘In May 2004 I was part of an international team that responded to an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in South Sudan.’
    • ‘Twelve hundred cases of dengue and 101 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever have been confirmed.’
    • ‘This lesion was hemorrhagic and surrounded by edematous tissue with greenish discoloration.’
    • ‘It is not associated with such widespread discoloration or hemorrhagic lesions.’
    • ‘The cut surface of the mass was firm and brown, with multifocal hemorrhagic areas.’
    • ‘However, with the epidemic in the misuse of amphetamine, cocaine, and ecstasy primarily among young people traditional aetiological factors for haemorrhagic stroke are becoming overshadowed.’